Miss Dominica

Miss Dominica Queen is a national Beauty pageant in Dominica.

Miss Dominica Queen
Formation1945
TypeBeauty pageant
HeadquartersRoseau
Location
Official language
English
Organization
LIME
WebsiteOfficial page

HistoryEdit

Miss Dominica pageant was held for first time in 1978. Since that year Dominica made its mark in the Miss World competition[1] and continued in 1985 competed in the Miss Universe competition.[2]

Throughout history, carnival queens from the small island of Dominica have proven that they are a force to be reckoned with in Caribbean pageantry. The small nation island has received immense attention by its carnival queens. Marcella Larocque, Margarete Rose Cools-Latigue, Giesel Francis, Nakita Bruno, Leandra Lander, Marah Walter, Marcia Baptiste and Leslassa Armour-Shillingford. In 2013, the Miss Dominica Organization declared its return to the Miss World pageant in Jakarta, Indonesia. Miss Dominica 2013 - Leslassa Armour-Shillingford represented her country at the pageant and was selected as a finalist for the talent segment.[3]

Miss Dominica 2013 competed among other contestants from around the world in several categories, which spanned over the month. These categories included Beach Fashion, Top Model, Sports and Fitness, Beauty with a Purpose, Talent Competition and the World Fashion Designer Award.[4]

International winnersEdit

  • Miss Caribbean Culture Queen
    • 2017 — Jade Shari Romain
    • 2013 — Leslassa Armour-Shillingford
    • 2008 — Marah Walter
    • 2007 — Leandra Lander
  • Miss Jaycees International
    • 2016 — Tasia Floissac
    • 2013 — Leslassa Armour-Shillingford
    • 2012 — Nadira Lando
    • 2010 — Marcia Baptiste
    • 2008 — Marah Walter
    • 2007 — Leandra Lander
  • Miss Carival
    • 2014 — Francine Tiffany Baron
    • 2013 — Leslassa Armour-Shillingford
    • 2007 — Leandra Lander
    • 2006 — Nakita Bruno
  • Miss Caribbean World
    • 2012 — Nadira Lando
    • 2010 — Marcia Baptiste
    • 2008 — Marah Walter
    • 2006 — Nakita Bruno
    • 1997 — Giesel Francis-Allen
  • Miss OECS
    • 1998 — Kamala Jno Baptiste
  • Miss Carifta
    • 1973 — Esther Fadelle-Morris

TitleholdersEdit

Year Miss Dominica
1945 Jeanne Delacoux
1946 Sonya Rawle
1948 Ursula Etienne
1949 Marie Winston
1950 Winifred Paul
1951 Jo Royer
1952 Mable Piper
1953 Gloria Rawle
1955 Charmaine Bellot
1956 Zillah Lawrence
1957 Janet LaRonde Stephens
1958 Carol Williams
1959 Christabel Jolly
1960 Annette Hill
1961 Susan Adrian-Nesty
1962 Alex Shillingford
1963 Avonelle Shillingford Colaire
1964 Alison Trotter
1965 Evadney Charles
1966 Deidre Bellot
1967 Claudia Hill
1968 Eva Bruney
1969 Rosemary Giraud
1970 Patricia Lander
1971 Anthea Mondesire
1972 Isabella Shillingford
1973 Kathleen Telemacque
1974 Martha Dalrymple
1975 Marie-Louise Rock
1976 Jennifer Christmas
1977 Sandra Edwards
1978 Margaret Joseph
1980 Fedrina Sampson
1981 Eletra Ducreay
1982 Anthea Burton
1983 Norma Rolle
1984 Sandra Browne
1985 Margaret Rose Cools-Lartigue
1986 Dian Francis
1987 Lorna Challenger
1988 Julenta Coipel
1989 Marcella LaRoqueMenal
1990 Cathy Burton
1991 Martha Augustus
1992 Gloria Ophar
1993 Francillia Agar
1994 Levi Beaupierre
1995 Darney Wayland
1996 Pricilla Ville
1997 Giesel Francis-Allen
1998 Kamala Jno Baptiste
1999 Vanessa Isles
2000 Darna Roberts
2001 Kimani Felicite
2002 Samantha Doctrove
2003 Minerve Lewis
2004 Elhanna Alexis
2005 Sharlene Richards
2006 Nakita Bruno
2007 Leandra Lander
2008 Marah Walter
2009 Kayan Toussaint
2010 Marcia Baptiste
2011 Jacintha Fagan
2012 Nadira Lando
2013 Leslassa Armour-Shillingford
2014 Francine Tiffany Baron
2015 Odessa Elie
2016 Tasia Floissac
2017 Jade Shari Romain
2019 Marisol John
2020 Savann James

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